DENVER, CO - MARCH 21: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to facing the Boston Bruins at Pepsi Center on March 21, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.
— Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis on head coach Randy Carlyle and his staff